[pdftex] pdftex -ini

jackos jackos1 at poczta.onet.pl
Tue Sep 7 07:27:52 CEST 2004

Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> Hi,
> is this behaviour desired?
> $ pdftex -ini '\pdfoutput=1 \end'
> This is pdfeTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.20a-2.2 (Web2C 7.5.3) (INITEX)
>  \write18 enabled.
>  %&-line parsing enabled.
> output format initialized to DVI

I'm not sure but ini mode do NOT perfomrs any assignments. As ar as I 
know, even  config is not read in this mode. pdftex.cfg is read after 
loading the format, so to enforce \pdfoutput=1 in the format one should 
probably say \everyjob{\pdfoutput=1}. Hey people, am I right?


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